According to Sankei Sports in Japan, Tsuyoshi Nishioka has "agreed in principle" to a deal with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan's Central League.
Indians recalled RHP Danny Salazar from Triple-A Columbus.
Dodgers activated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day disabled list.
Rangers placed C Geovany Soto on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain.
Athletics activated OF Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list.
Hanley Ramirez (wrist) is not in the Dodgers' starting lineup Tuesday night versus the Pirates.
Yasiel Puig (hand) is again out of the Dodgers' starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Pirates.
Cubs designated 2B Darwin Barney for assignment.
Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Aaron Sanchez from Triple-A Buffalo.
Yankees acquired 3B Chase Headley and cash considerations from the Padres for INF Yangervis Solarte and RHP Rafael De Paula.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Blue Jays are showing interest in re-acquiring Rangers outfielder Alex Rios.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett would prefer to be dealt to the Pirates and that Pittsburgh players are lobbying for his return.